March 13th 2017

When I established the forums in 2005 it was to offer a more richer web experience and greater functionality than the platform where we started this social adventure in 2003, Yahoo Groups. The forums were once a busy hive of activity and provided locals and visitors with a wealth of information just like the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook today.

It was a time where we didn't have the many social media platforms we have today, and it was a different time in terms of mobility and technology. There was no instant access to information, no Google Maps and a very limited base map on your GPSr. Mobile connectivity for me was a 9600bps Infrared connection from a Nokia to a laptop and in later times to a PDA using WAP.

As we moved into the social media era so did our forums users. Geocaching Ireland moved there too, and we have a thriving community on the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook. As a result, forum activity isn't what it used to be and I have taken the decision to disable new registrations to the forums and to make the forums read only so any information there can still be accessed.

The discussion hasn't ended, it has just moved. Join us on the Facebook Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group .

Donnacha

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by CluelessTwo
Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: re: New Caches in Ulster Search Box Query
Replies: 6
Views: 2108

Re: re: New Caches in Ulster Search Box Query

Hi. Not been around the forum for a while... I've noticed recently this option has disappeared from my p profile page. Has anyone else noticed this, and it's there a way to get it back again. ??
by CluelessTwo
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: GSAK Forum Post - How FindStatGen Deals With NI
Replies: 44
Views: 11543

Re: GSAK Forum Post - How FindStatGen Deals With NI

Hoping that this is an appropriate thread to post this. I use the CountryStateCountry Overwrite macro in GSAK. recently I noticed one cache which gets missed in the County field GC2TCCV The Banks. I know its in county Londonderry, but can someone else confirm that this cache gets missed by the macro...
by CluelessTwo
Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Ocean-blue...
Replies: 7
Views: 3211

Re: Hello from Ocean-blue...

Ha welcome Peter, I knew you wouldn't stay silent for too long.
Have fun.
by CluelessTwo
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Garmin Edge 705
Replies: 13
Views: 2484

Re: Garmin Edge 705

Thanks for all the replies, I will pass on all the comments...and any extra if theres anymore to add.
by CluelessTwo
Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Garmin Edge 705
Replies: 13
Views: 2484

Garmin Edge 705

I have a friend who is a keen cyclist and also does a bit of caching. He asked me if the Garmin edge 705 would be a good purchase for him.
Does anyone have any experience using the unit? Is it suitable for caching ie can you download cache info clues etc?

Thanks in advance.
by CluelessTwo
Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Automotive Sat Nav
Replies: 11
Views: 3249

Re: Automotive Sat Nav

I use a Nuvi. There is a gask macro which converts the gpx to pois, complete with description, hint, logs and even photos if you want. I load up all of Ireland and settle proximity to 400 metres. it pings as we drive past, with the cache name coming up on screen.
by CluelessTwo
Tue May 24, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Coins/Tb's in caches that go awol
Replies: 4
Views: 889

Re: Coins/Tb's in caches that go awol

Grrr...That is the worst news Barry. Im gutted to have been the bearer of bad news. If its any consolation it was a great area for a cache and was looking forward to the find. Also know how it feels to "feel responsible" for coins going missing, especially from an "un muggle able" cache. I saw that ...
by CluelessTwo
Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Problem with "How To - Get Every Cache In Ireland using PQs"
Replies: 58
Views: 6277

Re: Problem with "How To - Get Every Cache In Ireland using

My PQ4 has reached 995. The dates set are April 1st 2010 to Dec 31st 2011.
Is it time for a 5th PQ now?
by CluelessTwo
Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:06 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: GPS Query
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: GPS Query

Im guessing most sat-navs have a proximity alert. Our Garmin Nuvi is set to ding within 500m of a cache as we drive. The proximity can be set at whatever distance you like using a GSAK macro.
by CluelessTwo
Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Is this allowed?
Replies: 15
Views: 1436

Re: Is this allowed?

Just to say that my original post was put up as a question (hence the question mark), I genuinely didnt know if there was anything in the guidelines about logging a replacement cache that has been planted by the searcher, and didnt want to delete or ask the finder to delete the log otherwise...I was...
by CluelessTwo
Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Is this allowed?
Replies: 15
Views: 1436

Is this allowed?

We have a cache which had 2 DNFs in January, we didnt get a chance to check out the cache and overlooked disabling it. Now today we have 2 found logs...one reads like this... "Last time I was here the cache had been muggled and it's gone again (someone left a used nappy where it should be). I replac...
by CluelessTwo
Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: I'm Off To.....
Topic: Florida and the Bahamas
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Florida and the Bahamas

We have just booked a cruise for April. We start in Baltimore Maryland, sail to Port Canaveral, Key West, Florida, Nassau and Cococay, Bahamas. Has anyone been to any of these and done some caching? We hope to grab as many as we can in the cities, although it will be all done on foot, so cant see us...
by CluelessTwo
Fri Jan 07, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Japanese GPS Satellites
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Re: Japanese GPS Satellites

I can just imagine if the combined sateliites go into operation, all our caches will be regarded as having inaccurate coords being +- 3metres out!
by CluelessTwo
Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: "Forgetting" to sign log-books
Replies: 33
Views: 2490

Re: "Forgetting" to sign log-books

Good idea Niall, just what I was thinking.
by CluelessTwo
Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Vroom Vroom
Topic: 2008 Suzuki Swift for sale.
Replies: 0
Views: 4018

2008 Suzuki Swift for sale.

Im selling on my Suzuki Swift, I have it on ebay right now and can arrange a test drive with anyone who is interested. Its taxed until March and fully serviced by Suzuki. Send me a pm if you are interested. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230545577753&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT
by CluelessTwo
Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: "Forgetting" to sign log-books
Replies: 33
Views: 2490

Re: "Forgetting" to sign log-books

So I get a new log today, what do you all think I should do?

"Too many muggles to take and sign log! Tftc!"

Delete straight away, or contact them first?
by CluelessTwo
Sat Oct 16, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: L200
Replies: 8
Views: 710

Re: L200

I put this on my watchlist to see if anyone really tries for it.

Got dozens of notifications for it today. This was one if the best.

http://coord.info/GL4JTTHA
by CluelessTwo
Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Funny Logs
Replies: 22
Views: 2093

Re: Funny Logs

I put this cache on the watchlist, just to see who the astronauts are.

http://coord.info/GL4JTTHA
by CluelessTwo
Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:44 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Macro puzzle
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Re: Macro puzzle

Noticed the same problem myself a while back.
The solution is here...

http://gsak.net/board/index.php?showtop ... entry42343
by CluelessTwo
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Milkshake Event #006
Replies: 9
Views: 1319

Re: Milkshake Event #006

kevin i reckon you should perform a correlational analysis using spss. a partial correlation controlling for weather would be good too and also a regression analysis. failing that you cant go wrong with a good old histogram to spread graphical awareness as to the statistics you hold. :)